Data Storyteller (Remote - EMEA based)
SlashData is the leading research company in the developer economy: We help the world understand developers and developers understand the world. We survey 40,000+ developers annually - across mobile, IoT, desktop, cloud, AR/VR, web, games, data science, and machine learning - to help clients such as Microsoft, Facebook, Google and Amazon understand who developers are, what tools they love or hate and where they are going next.
General overview of the role
As a Data Storyteller, you will have 2-5 years working experience in data analysis, data visualisation, and data journalism. You will be fearless in data crunching and keen to unearth meaningful patterns, actionable insights and intriguing stories from the data.
You will have undertaken many data analysis projects where your novel insights and attention to detail would impress. You will have a proven record of communicating your findings to a non-technical audience, eloquently narrating the story behind the numbers. You might not have worked in the software industry before, but you have a passion for software, and wanting to figure out what makes the software economy tick - based on data.
If you’re that person, we’d love to talk.
We’re now looking for a full-time, Data Storyteller to help drive insights out of a wealth of data points relating to developer activity. You’ll be working based in Europe or MEA, working from home or a co-working space to support our distributed team.
Based in EMEA region (UK time ±4hrs)
Performing data analysis using any ing language (e.g. Python, R), and Excel. You‘ll be working on several data projects, extracting insights in the context of market trends, behavioural analysis, population forecasting, segmentation and profiling.
Writing up your findings in short and long reports including visually appealing graphs and deep insights based on your analysis, answering the “why” behind the “what”.
Tracking the latest trends in the software developer ecosystem.
Helping shape our research agenda and asking developers and data scientists the right questions.
Interacting with clients to provide insightful answers to tough data problems, and to support them in custom data insights projects.
Helping clients identify key business questions and translate them into research questions and projects.
Delivering briefings and webinars, and presenting our insights in conferences, meetups and events.
Supporting the rest of the analyst team in their data and research quests as needed.
Skills considered as a good plus
Having software development experience as a hobby or past work.
Advanced Python skills.
Advanced data modelling skills.
Past experience of working with complex survey data.
Past experience of consulting clients on data projects.
A passion for technology, and a thorough understanding of how it’s impacting people’s lives.
Perks & Benefits
Opportunity to make a difference as part of the leading research company in the developer economy
Part of an entrepreneurial company that's raising the bar, and calling the trends of the developer economy
Opportunity to work with some of the biggest tech brands in the world
International team, great work atmosphere & flexible working environment
Competitive salary + bonus twice yearly based on performance
Come to work in a t-shirt, shorts and flip flops, or tie and a suit - we don't mind!
You will never work on your birthday - we automatically give you this day off
Annual training budget to develop your skills and career
Monthly book allowance from Amazon, on any book you like
Spotify Premium subion or Netflix vouchers